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Months of negotiations fail to produce U.S. Covid relief deal

WASHINGTON, DC - There will be no new coronavirus economic relief package in the U.S. before next Tuesday's presidential and ...

Divisions between incumbent U.S. president and rival stark

WASHINGTON, DC - Voters choosing between President Donald Trump and former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden in the U.S. presidential ...

U.S. rift wiith China contrasted by warming of ties with India

NEW DELHI - India and the U.S. held a "productive" and "successful" third round of 22 dialogue in New Delhi, ...

FCC targets foreign support of electronic media in U.S.

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is proposing a rule change that would require television and radio ...

NASA says water on moon far more widespread that previously thought

The U.S. space agency, NASA, reported Monday it has confirmed water can be found in sunlit areas of the moon, ...

Vietnam Cracks Down on Growing Wave of Migrant Workers From China

Vietnamese authorities say they are cracking down on a growing number of migrants crossing the border illegally from neighboring China, ...

Controversial Luang Prabang Dam Construction Well Underway in Laos

Construction of the controversial Luang Prabang Dam on the Mekong River, near the ancient Lao capital of the same name, ...

The US economy's record swings: 4 essential reads

The U.S. economy rebounded from its unprecedented coronavirus plunge in the spring with a record surge over the summer, giving ...

White Sox announce La Russa as new manager

Tony La Russa is back with the team he started with as the Chicago White Sox tabbed the Hall of ...

Demonstrators Close Khartoum Bridges to Protest Fuel Price

KHARTOUM - People in Sudan's cities are protesting after the ministry of energy on Tuesday doubled the price of fuel ...

Putin Says Russia Ready To Work With Anyone Who Wins U.S. Presidency

MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country is ready to work with any U.S. president, regardless of who ...

Mayor Of Ufa, Capital Of Russia's Bashkortostan, Dies Of COVID-19

UFA, Russia -- The mayor of Ufa, the capital of Russia's Bashkortostan region, Ulfat Mustafin, has died of COVID-19 at ...

Putin mentions Turkey in context of Karabakh settlement

PanARMENIAN.Net - Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken about the possibility of Turkey's participation in the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh ...

ACC sets Dec. 19 as date for championship game

The Atlantic Coast Conference on Thursday announced that its championship game will be held Dec. 19 in Charlotte, N.C. The ...

US Economy Surges 7.4% From July to September

WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy surged 7.4% from July to September, the country's Commerce Department reported Thursday, as businesses began ...

Report: WR Edelman (knee) could miss multiple games

Wide receiver Julian Edelman isn't expected to play Sunday because of a lingering knee injury, and the news could get ...

Chargers player tests positive for COVID-19

The Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday announced that a player has tested positive for COVID-19. ESPN reported offensive lineman Ryan ...

Big Ten denies Nebraska replacement game vs. Chattanooga

The Big Ten has nixed a proposal by Nebraska to play a replacement game against Chattanooga after the Cornhuskers' game ...

Report: Jags' Minshew has fractures, strained ligament in thumb

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew has multiple fractures and a strained ligament in his throwing thumb, ESPN reported Thursday. X-rays ...

India-US partnership has grown in every domain: MEA

New Delhi [India], October 29 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Anurag Srivastava on Thursday stated that there was ...

Chargers: Player tests positive for COVID-19

The Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday announced that a player has tested positive for COVID-19. The player's close contacts have ...

World Series sets new ratings low

The Los Angeles Dodgers' run to the championship was the least-watched World Series in history, according to figures released by ...

Divij Sharan, Rohan Boppanna falter at Astana Open

Nur Sultan [Kazakhstan], October 29 (ANI): Indian doubles players Divij Sharan and Rohan Bopanna faltered in the doubles event going ...

Where the politicisation of the US Supreme Court could lead

Another bitter political battle over a US Supreme Court vacancy came to an end when Amy Coney Barrett was sworn ...

Surge in Rejected Mail-In Ballots Heightens US Election Uncertainty

WASHINGTON - During every U.S. presidential election, hundreds of thousands of mail-in ballots are discarded by election officials for a ...

France-Turkey Dispute Grows Over Cartoons and Influence

ISTANBUL - The war of words between France and Turkey over cartoons portraying Islam's Prophet Muhammad, triggered by the recent ...

No New Coronavirus Relief Expected Before US Election

There will be no new coronavirus economic relief package in the U.S. before next Tuesday's presidential and congressional elections.Despite months ...

'Imminent' threat of cyber attacks on hospitals, US authorities warn

US security authorities warned Wednesday of an "imminent cybercrime threat" to hospitals and healthcare providers, urging them to increase their ...

Burn out: the emotional toll of being a politician revealed

Anyone who's ever worked in public service will understand the emotional toll it can take. In 1983, sociologist Arlie Hochshild ...

Will Russia influence the American vote?

The idea that someone recently tried to influence Americans to vote for a particular candidate by sending them threatening emails ...

Why Americans are so enamored with election polls

The Republican pollster Frank Luntz warned on Twitter and elsewhere the other day that if preelection polls in this year's ...

Trump, Biden Campaign in Florida Thursday

With days until voters cast the last ballots in the U.S. presidential election, the top candidates are focusing their campaign ...

Xi Jinping's care for the elderly

BEIJING, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- Liu Jinwen keeps a precious photo on the nightstand of her bedroom in a nursing ...

Trump, Biden to hold duelling rallies in Tampa

Washington [US], October 29 (ANI): US President Donald Trump and presidential nominee Joe Biden are slated to hold duelling rallies ...

Marshall Islands records first Covid-19 cases

Majuro [Marshall Islands], October 29 (ANI/Sputnik): The Marshall Islands authorities have recorded two cases of the coronavirus infection in the ...

Kyrgyz Supreme Court Refuses Appeal Challenging Election Delay

BISHKEK -- Kyrgyzstan's Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal filed by the Central Election Commission (BShK) challenging a ...

US designates NACPU as Chinese Foreign Mission

Washington [US] October 29 (ANI): The US has designated the National Association for China's Peaceful Unification (NACPU) as a foreign ...

France, Germany Impose New Lockdown Measures as COVID-19 Cases Soar

A rising tide of new coronavirus cases has prompted the leaders of France and Germany to impose a new round ...

Asian Markets Post Another Day of Losses

Asian markets are mostly lower Thursday in the aftermath of Wall Street's big losses a day earlier, sparked by growing ...

Golf legend Jack Nicklaus explains decision to vote for Donald Trump

Golf legend Jack Nicklaus has thrown his weight behind President Donald Trump ahead of the American elections.The 80-year-old Nicklaus is ...

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Three stabbed to death in Nice, French consulate in Jeddah attacked

NICE, France - A man wielding a knife on Thursday killed three people in an attack at the Basilica of ...

Golfing great comes out in support of Trump re-election

Golfing great Jack Nicklaus has already voted, and is proud to say he's voted for Donald Trump. He's now also ...

Snowden, hero to many, traitor to others, is awarded Russian residency

MOSCOW, Russia - Russia has given a permanent residence permit to Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency public interest informant.Snowden ...

Chinese stocks gain for third day in row, most other Asian markets dip

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian investors on Thursday ignored the ructions overnight on Wall Street and around the globe, keeping ...

Divisions between incumbent U.S. president and rival stark

WASHINGTON, DC - Voters choosing between President Donald Trump and former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden in the U.S. presidential ...

Britain and India shore up economic and financial ties

LONDON, UK - Britain and India entered into a range of agreements on Wednesday to solidify their relationship and promote ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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